pentaerythritol tetranitrate

noun pen·ta·eryth·ri·tol tet·ra·ni·trate \ ˌpen-tə-i-ˈri-thrə-ˌtȯl-ˌte-trə-ˈnī-ˌtrāt , -trət , -ˌtōl- \

Definition of pentaerythritol tetranitrate

: petn

First Known Use of pentaerythritol tetranitrate

1923


Medical Dictionary

pentaerythritol tetranitrate

noun pentaerythritol tet·ra·ni·trate \ -ˌte-trə-ˈnī-ˌtrāt, -trət \

medical Definition of pentaerythritol tetranitrate

: a crystalline ester C5H8N4O12 made by nitrating pentaerythritol and used in the treatment of angina pectoris

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